JIT to probe Ahsan Iqbal assassination attempt makes progress in investigations

JIT to probe Ahsan Iqbal assassination attempt makes progress in investigations
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LAHORE: The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) formed to probe the assassination attempt on Ahsan visited the spot where the incident took place and recorded statements of the eye witnesses present at the time of the attack.

The JIT also interrogated the attacker and recorded his statements. The statements of the security guards at the venue were also recorded.

It is important to mention that on Monday, the Punjab government formed a JIT to probe the attack on Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal .

Additional Inspector General (AIG) Rai Tahir is leading the five-member investigation team. Members of intelligence agencies are also part of the team.

The case was registered at Gharib Shah Police Station in Narowal against the attack on the Interior Minister, Ahsan Iqbal . The case was registered under the sections related to murder attempt, terrorism and possession of illegal weapons.

Iqbal was shot on Monday by a suspect named Abid, in his home constituency Narowal.

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